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Prince Edward Island's Own Aaron Hastelow to Debut as Gilbert in The Charlottetown FestivalPrince Edward Island's Own Aaron Hastelow to Debut as Gilbert in The Charlottetown Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

For the first time in the 52 seasons Anne of Green Gables-The Musical has run in Charlottetown, an Islander will play Anne's beau. The Charlottetown Festival has announced that Aaron Hastelow will debut as Gilbert this summer opposite P.E.I.'s Jessica Gallant as Anne. This also marks the first time two Island natives have held the storied production's romantic leads. (more...)

Linzi Hateley Returns as 'Donna' in West End's MAMMA MIA! - New Cast Announced!Linzi Hateley Returns as 'Donna' in West End's MAMMA MIA! - New Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Linzi Hateley returns to the role of Donna Sheridan in the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre from Monday 13 June 2016.  This is a role she has played twice before in London - from 2007-2009 and in 2010.  Her other recent theatre credits include the national tour of Barnum, London Road (National Theatre) and Les Miserables (Queen's Theatre).  Linzi also appeared in the film version of London Road. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Announces Extension, Thru April 16, 2017JERSEY BOYS Announces Extension, Thru April 16, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

JERSEY BOYS, the smash hit musical, has extended its booking period at the Piccadilly Theatre until 16 April 2017, with 250,000 tickets released today. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 8th Anniversary Gala Night of JERSEY BOYSPhoto Flash: First Look at 8th Anniversary Gala Night of JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

On Tuesday 12 April, the cast of JERSEY BOYS celebrated its 8th anniversary in London with a Gala Night.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the event below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Day in the Life of JERSEY BOYS: A JOURNEY TO THE STAGESTAGE TUBE: Watch a Day in the Life of JERSEY BOYS: A JOURNEY TO THE STAGE
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2016

On Tuesday 15 March, four new Seasons joined the cast of JERSEY BOYS at the Piccadilly Theatre ahead of its 8th Anniversary on 18 March.  This is the first time since the show opened in London that all four Seasons have changed.  In the video below, Jersey Boys: A Journey to the Stage, follows a day in the life of the show's four new Seasons, Matt Corner (Frankie Valli), Simon Bailey (Tommy De Vito), Declan Egan (Bob Gaudio) and Mat Hunt (Nick Massi).  Check it out! (more...)

Photo Flash: Eva Noblezada Joins the Barricade as 'Eponine' in West End's LES MISERABLESPhoto Flash: Eva Noblezada Joins the Barricade as 'Eponine' in West End's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Eva Noblezada give her first performance as the beloved 'Eponine' in the West End production of 'LES MISERABLES' tonight, Monday 4 April 2016. In anticipation, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the MISS SAIGON alum in the hit musical below! (more...)

SWEENEY TODD & More Set for Human Race Theatre's 30th Anniversary SeasonSWEENEY TODD & More Set for Human Race Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The Human Race Theatre Company is preparing to celebrate its 30th anniversary as Dayton's premier professional regional theatre company by unveiling an updated company logo and announcing its 2016-2017 season of shows at its home, the Loft Theatre in downtown Dayton. The season, with two musicals and four plays, begins September 8, 2016. (more...)

Guy Louis, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES and More Set for Meadow Brook Theatre's 2016-17 Children's SeriesGuy Louis, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES and More Set for Meadow Brook Theatre's 2016-17 Children's Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre continues to provide children's entertainment for the 9th season. Beginning in October of 2016, the theatre will present 6 shows for children! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of FOREVER PLAID at St. James Theatre - Jon Lee, Keith Jack & More!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of FOREVER PLAID at St. James Theatre - Jon Lee, Keith Jack & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Guy James present FOREVER PLAID, directed and staged by Grant Murphy, at St. James Studio, London from 5 - 24 April 2016. Press Performance: Friday, 8 April at 8pm. The full cast for three-week run of Forever Plaid at St. James Theatre Studio will feature Jon Lee alongside Keith Jack, Matthew Quinn and Luke Striffler. Meet the cast below! (more...)

Arion Productions to Debut New Masterclass ProgrammeArion Productions to Debut New Masterclass Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Arion Productions Ltd has launched a new series of masterclasses to provide expert 'one day only' training in much-sought-after specialist fields with some of the country's finest theatre, film, television and radio professionals at the Diorama Arts Studios. Masterclasses include, two time Oliver Award winner, Jenny Galloway (Acting Through Song Masterclass), long standing War Horse, Citizen Squid and Goodnight Mr Tom puppeteer, Abigail Matthews (West End Puppetry Masterclass) and Olivier and Actor's Screen Guild Award nominated actress Annette Badland (Acting for Stage and Screen Masterclass) who is currently appearing in EastEnders. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo(Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Daniel Evans' five star production of Show Boat. (more...)

Jon Lee, Keith Jack & More to Star in FOREVER PLAID Limited Run at St. James Theatre StudioJon Lee, Keith Jack & More to Star in FOREVER PLAID Limited Run at St. James Theatre Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Guy James present FOREVER PLAID, directed and staged by Grant Murphy, at St. James Studio, London from 5 - 24 April 2016. Press Performance: Friday, 8 April at 8pm. The full cast for three-week run of Forever Plaid at St. James Theatre Studio will feature Jon Lee alongside Keith Jack, Matthew Quinn and Luke Striffler. (more...)

Exclusive Photos: Inside the First Rehearsal of the North American Premier of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEExclusive Photos: Inside the First Rehearsal of the North American Premier of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by Alan Henry - Feb 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from the first rehearsal of the first rehearsal of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE. The company began rehearsals this morning in Stratford, Ontario. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/27-2/28/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/27-2/28/2016
by - Feb 28, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 28, 2016 - Sunday, February 28, 2016. (more...)

West End's MISS SAIGON Closes, with Planned 2017 Broadway ReturnWest End's MISS SAIGON Closes, with Planned 2017 Broadway Return
by Louisa Brady - Feb 28, 2016

The West End revival of MISS SAIGON closed yesterday, February 27th, at the Prince Edward Theatre after nearly two years of performances. But fans of the production should not despair - as BroadwayWorld previously reported, the production has plans to move to Broadway next! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

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Broadway's ALADDIN to Welcome Pair of Principal Cast Members This MonthBroadway's ALADDIN to Welcome Pair of Principal Cast Members This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will welcome new principal cast members Brad Weinstock (Omar) and Major Attaway (Standby Genie/Babkak/Sultan) to the cast beginning this month, it was announced today. (more...)

Richard Bean's Snooker Play THE NAP, with Jack O'Connell, Extends at the CrucibleRichard Bean's Snooker Play THE NAP, with Jack O'Connell, Extends at the Crucible
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces that the world premiere of Richard Bean's THE NAP - directed by Sheffield's Associate Director Richard Wilson - will extend its run by one week to the 2 April due to popular demand. (more...)

Tessa Peake-Jones, Paul Kemp & Emily Burnett to Lead BEACONS at Park TheatreTessa Peake-Jones, Paul Kemp & Emily Burnett to Lead BEACONS at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Tessa Peake-Jones, Paul Kemp and Emily Burnett will appear in the world premiere of Tabitha Mortiboy's Beacons at Park Theatre (PARK90), running from 22 March - 16 April. Directed by Philip Wilson, this magical new play tells of love, loss and midnight ice cream sundaes under the starlit skies of the South Downs.  Beacons is presented by Attic Theatre Company. Press Night is Thursday 24 March, 7pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Bold and Brave, Milwaukee's Skylight Presents Sensual POWDER HER FACEBWW Review: Bold and Brave, Milwaukee's Skylight Presents Sensual POWDER HER FACE
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Feb 3, 2016

'I have only one purpose in life-- to be loved,' believes Margaret, the Duchess of Argyll in the Skylight Music Theatre's new production of the chamber opera Powder Her Face. Staged in the Cabot Theatre defined by bravado, brilliance and bravery, Milwaukee hosts the 1995 opera by British composer Thomas Adès an artist awarded the prestigious Grawemeyer Prize for Composition. With the libretto written by Phillip Hensher based on the sensational divorce proceedings of the Duchess of Argyll, the story toys with society's fascination of any royal's private life similar to how the Duchess toyed with the numerous men in her life. (more...)

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